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    <center><b>Essay Topic: Discuss the motives of the Committee of Public Safety and the role they played in the running of France (up to 27 July 1794)</b></center> <br> <br>"Anarchy within‚ invasion without. A country cracking from outside pressure‚ disintegrating from internal strain. Revolution at its height" This was the country the Committee of Public Safety ("The committee")‚ inherited and it was announced their mission by the Convention‚ to "create a viable (republican) state amid political turmoil"

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    Even though the Committee of Public Safety led France with almost forty thousand people executed in a reign of terror‚ they ultimately protected the future of the revolution and its values through their increased legitimacy and their encouragement of fraternity and equality. By increasing their legitimacy‚ the Committee of Public Safety removed the chance of a counter-revolution by publishing the “Law of Suspects” and executing all the defined enemies of the revolution within France. In the months

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    the Committee of Public Safety‚ and the organizational structure of the terror. Palmer then smoothly moves on to discuss the "foreign plot" and how the committee dealt with it. He goes on to explain the "Doom at Lyons" by giving a very detailed description of the events that went on there. Palmer then proceeds to depict the missions at Alsace and Brittany. In the last few chapters of the book‚ he slowly and carefully shows the winding down and eventual collapse of the Committee of Public Safety’s

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    the revolutionary were interested and liked what he was saying. The new leader of the Jacobins was Robespierre under whom the Committee of Public Safety was established. The Sans Culottes were workman‚ who fought for survival. They were radical people who took part in the more violent events of the revolution. The National Convention created the Committee of Public Safety; it consists of nine members of the convention. The 1st and the 2nd estate are the church (priests) and the nobles. The National

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    Robespierre essay At the expense of thousands of lives‚ the recent terror that has struck France has helped to  rescue France from the brink of total collapse. The leadership of Robespierre and the  Committee of Public Safety have created a powerful military‚ rid France of internal opposition‚  and placed a much needed cap on the price of essential goods. While the mass butchery  seems inhumane and drastic‚ this time period of terror was completely necessary. Though it  may sound harsh

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    Criticism of the Reign of Terror The ‘Reign of Terror’ was the name given to the actions of the ‘Committee of Public Safety’ from the years between 1791-1794. Their actions can be justified‚ but can hold just as much criticism along with it. In my opinion‚ there could have been better ways to move the revolution along and the ‘Reign of Terror’ should have never happened. After the French Revolution‚ Edmund Burke from Great Britain became one of the most famous critics of the Revolution. Burke

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    increasingly popular for his attacks on the monarchy and his encouragement of democratic reforms. In 1791 he suggested that no member of the present Assembly should be able to run for the next Assembly. He was appointed Public Accuser. Roughly a year later‚ he resigned his post of Public Accuser. After the downfall of the monarchy in August 1792‚ he was elected first deputy for Paris to the National Convention. ​The National Convention abolished the monarchy and declared France a republic. Later‚

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    The Reign of Terror throughout France had a significant contribution to the French Revolution. Between the years of 1792 – 1795‚ France experienced highly dramatic political‚ social and economic changes. The French Revolution began when the most privileged class of France‚ the aristocracy‚ tried to resist reforms attempted by the government. The Terror was instigated and carried out by a coalition of Jacobins and sans-culottes. Among the most important leaders of those who encouraged and administered

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    Chapter 18‚ Section 3: The Radical Days of the Revolution I. Introduction 1. In 1793‚ the revolution entered a radical phase. For a year‚ France experienced one of the bloodiest regimes in its long history as determined leaders sought to extend and preserve the revolution. II. The Monarchy Is Abolished 1. As the revolution continued‚ dismal news about the war abroad heightened tensions. Well-trained Prussian forces were cutting down raw French recruits. In addition‚ royalist officers were deserting

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    World History Notes Chapter 18 Section 3 Coach King Cierra Butler A Period Suffrage- the right to vote Robespierre- a shrewd lawyer and politician‚ quickly rose to the leadership of the Committee of Public Safety. Reign of Terror- which lasted from September 1793 to July 1794. Guillotine- the engine of the terror‚ its fast-falling blade extinguished life instantly. Napoleon Bonaparte- a popular military hero who had won a series of brilliant victories against the Austrians in Italy. Nationalism-

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